Category:Larbi Ben M'hidi

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Mohammed Larbi Ben M'hidi (1923–1957) (Arabic: محمد العربي بن مهيدي‎), commonly known as Larbi Ben M'hidi or simply as Ben M'hidi, was a prominent Algerian leader during the war of independence. Ben M'hidi was the last member of the FLN's Coordinating and Executing Committee (C.C.E) during the Battle of Algiers. He was captured by French paratroopers in 1957 and was later killed in custody. He is considered to be a national hero in Algeria.